Probation periods

Do probation periods matter?

Have you ever stopped to ask yourself why contracts have a probation period in them? [1] You might think it’s to *protect* a business from unfair dismissals and to remove reasons for explaining termination (a.k.a ‘why it’s just not working out’)’. But what if I told you blindly relying on a probation period in your contract to guarantee both of these reasons can actually lead to problems? Before you skip ahead to the 4 simple steps to better probation periods …

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Why you could learn to love HR (like I did)!

I’ve tended to stray from regularly talking about RAW HR and after some questions recently, I thought it would be helpful to put out some further information on what makes the RAW HR team tick and why we do what we do. First, let me set a scene…imagine if you had an extra day each week to work on your business, (or to spend however you choose)? Example 1 – you need to take on another staff member, but don’t …